Dec 15, 2012 1:00am PST
ingels, california national guard. i'm one of the airmen and soldiers, almost 21,000 strong, that answers the governor's mission. it's available to all civil providers out there and emergency responders and it is in california the substantial or the equal of many third world countries in terms of military force that can be applied to a disaster. >> i'm lynn wilder, i'm the emergency management coordinate roar at san francisco general trauma center and i'm also representing the san francisco council of emergency partnership which is the group of emergency management coordinators from each of the hospitals throughout san francisco who mead regularly with dph and dem to plan and prepare for our medical response. >> as rob mentioned earlier, one of the primary reasons for the medical exchange is to get an understanding of the capabilities, what can the military bring and what are some of the challenges that we as civilians are going to face when we have this large number of casualties. so what i'd like to hear from our civilian panelists is what were some of our observations about the
Dec 14, 2012 12:30am PST
care that's being provided in the disaster scene. >> like colonel ingels, i was impressed by the robust, defined chain of command and a large response capable of being produced. however, in an overwhelming disaster things don't always go as planned and certainly our experiences in combat has showed us there and prior experience with disasters have outlined that even though there's a well-defined system of response it doesn't always work out. what i defined yesterday was that logistics problems may get in the way and interfere with medical surge planning as is outlined. putting resources where they are needed in a huge disaster may outstrip the ability of local authorities to do that because roads are out. the niche we have as the marine corps assets we have the ability to locate some of our resources like shock trauma platoons, that's what we do in combat and we have experience with that and that may be something that may be of benefit to this process. >> during the last panel, mr. cahen mentioned it's so important to understand the resources that his agency has versus the ones t
Dec 11, 2012 11:30pm PST
platoon. >> controls ingels, california national guard. i'm one of the airmen and soldiers, almost 21,000 strong, that answers the governor's mission.
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
channel my inner laura ingel with you and jim. [ moaning ] >> caller: i needed that. regarding my former douche of a senator, mitch mcconnell, i understand there is going to be a run against him -- >> stephanie: that would be awesome. >> caller: it would be, but i know the state of kentucky -- >> stephanie: let me ask you something, the idea of running against rand paul. >> caller: that was what i was going to bring up -- >> stephanie: we share a brain, you complete me. go ahead. >> caller: you do too. the reason i say she has a better chance against rand paul that district has more democrats -- >> stephanie: yeah, correct me if i'm wrong, rand paul? kind of a jerk. he is a tea party jerk type you know? >> caller: he just couldn't turn out enough democrats in 2010 to get him in there, and plus i don't think we had a strong enough candidate but i'm really hoping if she's listening -- >> stephanie: she's listening. >> caller: [ inaudible ] run againsting rand paul, and i guarantee you are going to win. >> spongebob square pants has a message for rand paul. ♪ don't be a jerk ♪ >>